By Jordan I. Kosberg

ISBN-10: 0789035413

ISBN-13: 9780789035417

ISBN-10: 0789035421

ISBN-13: 9780789035424

study the explanations of—and outcomes from—elder abuse of guys

For the main half, frequently purely ladies are thought of the sufferers of elder abuse. even though, males also are topic to this nerve-racking social challenge. Abuse of Older Men examines the various facets of this unusually common factor that comes with sexual abuse, abuse by means of intimates, and benign forget within the well-being care box, in addition to potent therapy concepts. This distinctive source offers the most recent study and the most important discussions of why the matter is frequently invisible, under-studied, and under-treated. special explorations contain possibility evaluate, differential detection of abuse of 1 gender over the opposite, the danger of abandonment, fiscal exploitation, and the problems of older males who were abused in childhood.

In the earlier, elder abuse literature has—quite correctly—mainly fascinated by the abuse of girls, who signify the vast majority of older folks. Abuse of Older Men expands the dialogue of this distressing social problem to incorporate the opposite gender, reviewing the different sorts of abuse and the explanations why it isn't easily obvious in today’s society. This compelling textual content examines intimately the explanations and results of elder abuse of fellows. The under-reporting of abuse is addressed, besides feedback on how one can greater method numerous difficulties. This insightful source is widely referenced and offers tables to obviously current information.

Issues mentioned in Abuse of Older Men contain:

  • intimate companion abuse perpetrated opposed to older males
  • sexual abuse of older males in nursing houses
  • the impression of gender at the reporting of elder abuse
  • neglectful features of osteoporosis in older males
  • previous relationships that raise the danger of the forget of older fathers
  • information debts that repost the frequency and kinds of abuse opposed to males
  • determining and treating sufferers
  • societal forces that have an effect on older men’s possibility of mistreatment
  • strategies for structuring companies to higher meet victim’s wishes
  • the social building of manhood as an immense think about knowing the abuse of older men

Abuse of Older Men presents the most important details practitioners, educators, researchers, and scholars in social paintings, nursing, drugs, legislations, gerontology, grownup protecting prone, legal justice, sociology, psychology, household violence, counseling, ethics, public coverage, and getting older networks.

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